The 400 or more cherry trees towards the southern end of the Park were planted in 1935 by the Guides Association in the shape of their emblem – a trefoil.  These trees are now over 70 years old, are in decline and are gradually being replaced with new Cherry Trees

Cherry trees in Braidburn Valley Park

Cherry trees in Braidburn Valley Park

To celebrate the centenary of Girl Guiding 100 new trees will be planted this spring. On Saturday 27th Feb at 2pm over 100 Girl Guides will help plant some of the new trees.
The event will begin at 2pm at the main gate next to the traffic lights and a piper will lead the Guides to the planting site. Refreshments will be available in Greenbank Church hall after the planting and the event is expected to finish around 4pm.

Please come along and help,and be part of this historic event.